20.1 The Cabinet considered a report by the Director of Communities, Economy and Transport.
20.2 It was RESOLVED to:
1) note the benefits of introducing a Lane Rental scheme;
2) note the process and timeframes of implementing such a scheme;
3) agree that a Lane Rental scheme be developed and scheduled to commence with the new Highway maintenance contract in May 2023; and
4) delegate authority to the Director of Communities, Economy and Transport to approve the scheme.
20.3 The Cabinet noted the benefits of introducing a lane rental scheme in East Sussex, as well as the process and timescales set out in the report and agreed the proposals to implement a lane rental scheme to coincide with the start of the new highways maintenance contract in May 2023 and to be administered by the new highway maintenance contractors network management team.